Daily News Round-Up - 22 September 2020

Daily News Round-Up - 22 September 2020

Bernard Laporte questioned by police     French rugby president Bernard Laporte has been questioned by police with regard to his influence on the outcome of a disciplinary hearing involving...

Alex Corbisiero battles cancer once more

Alex Corbisiero battles cancer once more

Former England and British & Irish Lions prop Alex Corbisiero’s cancer has, unfortunately, returned. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2019.   Corbisiero said the following in...

Major League Rugby Releases 2021 Season Launch, Championship Date

Major League Rugby Releases 2021 Season Launch, Championship Date

 In advance of its fourth season, Major League Rugby today announced its 2021 season will start with matches on March 20, 2021, and will continue for 18 weeks of regular-season action.     Major...

Laporte Questioned by Police

Laporte Questioned by Police

World Rugby Vice- Chairman and French Rugby Federation president Bernard Laporte has been questioned by police over allegations of favouritism towards Top 14 club Montpellier, according to a report in...

Mark Wilson named Newcastle Falcons captain

Mark Wilson named Newcastle Falcons captain

England back-rower Mark Wilson will captain Newcastle Falcons during the upcoming Gallagher Premiership season, the Rugby World Cup finalist having returned from his loan spell at Sale Sharks.     Wilson,...

Leicester Tigers injury update ahead of Toulon

Leicester Tigers injury update ahead of Toulon

Leicester Tigers Director of rugby Geordan Murphy has provided an injury update on members of the squad as they prepare to travel to Toulon in the semi-finals of the 2019/20 European Challenge...